Motorhome destroyed in morning fire

Smoke from a nearby shed was reported early Monday morning in the 300 block of East Fourth Street. The 1980 Dodge Motorhome was completed loss, fire department officials reported.

GRANDVIEW — A motor home at in the 300 block of East Fourth Street was more than 50 percent ablaze when Grandview firefighters arrived on the scene Monday Feb. 24.

The fire reported by neighbors at approximately 9:58 a.m., was contained shortly after firefighters arrived, according to department spokesman Del Whitmore.

The fire apparently started in the engine compartment of the motorhome and was considered a complete loss. The fire also damaged a shop and other items surrounding the 1980 Dodge Motorhome. Estimate loss was set at $2,500.

Sunnyside Fire Department assisted with the fire.

No injuries were reported, and the cause of the fire is under investigation.

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